Visual Effects/Technical Animation.
Explore how to bring a story from idea to execution through techniques of digital animation and visual effects, including 3D modeling, rendering, and compositing; pre-visualization techniques; and post-production editing and effects. Learn the behind-the-scenes magic to make every creative thread in your story come alive.
The BFA in Film’s curriculum was designed in collaboration with industry leaders who hire our alumni — so it’s incredibly relevant to the business of contemporary filmmaking.
Liberal Arts Core (36 Credits):
Liberal Arts Core Requirements (16 credits)
- FRYE 1025 Liberal Arts Seminar (4 credits)
- ENGL 1050 Writing Roundtable I (4 credits)
- ENGL 1051 Writing Roundtable II (4 credits)
- SOYE 2050 Sophomore Roundtable Seminar (4 credits) Liberal Arts Distributive Core Requirements (12 credits)
Cultural Diversity Course (4 credits)
Ethical Responsibility Course (4 credits)
Options for all courses change on a semester basis – check the Registrar for this semester’s core classes and academic catalog.
|MAJOR REQUIREMENTS||48 Credits|
|FILM 1005||Digital Arts for Filmmakers||4|
|FILM 1102||Introduction to Visual Storytelling||4|
|FILM 1103||Production Explorations||4|
|FILM 1104||Post-Production Explorations||4|
|FILM 2101||Professional Film, Television, and Emergent Media Practices||4|
|FILM 2201||20th Century Film History||4|
|FILM 2211||Creative Development and Producing for Film & TV||4|
|FILM 2217||Fundamentals of Story Development||4|
|FILM 2405||Capturing Excellent Sound||2|
|FILM 3304||Business of Film, Television, and Emergent Media||4|
|FILM 3212||Making Dynamic Films||4|
|FILM 3310||Story, Ethics, and Responsibility||4|
|FILM 4915||Film/TV/New Media Internship||2|
|34 Lower-Division Credits; 14 upper-Division Credits|
|EMPHASIS: ANIMATION AND VISUAL EFFECTS||4 lower div, 12 upper div credits|
|FILM 2213||Post Production Editing & Effects||4|
|FILM 3007||Pre-Viz and Pipeline for Animation and Visual Effects Production||4|
|FILM 3400||3D Computer Animation Production I: Modeling and Texturing||4|
|FILM 3401||3D Computer Animation Production II: Lighting, Rendering and Visual Effects||4|